Quotes tagged with reading (856 quotes found)

William Nicholson
We read to know we're not alone.
reading  # 81
George R.R. Martin
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
Lemony Snicket
Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
books  reading  # 100
John Green
Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.
Oscar Wilde
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
books  reading  # 121
Groucho Marx
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
humor  books  reading  television  # 130
C.S. Lewis
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
inspirational  books  reading  tea  # 131
Oscar Wilde
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
books  reading  # 150
Dr. Seuss
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
learning  reading  seuss  # 154
J.D. Salinger
What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.
John Green
Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.
books  reading  # 183
Mark Twain
Classic' - a book which people praise and don't read.
books  classic  reading  # 191
Jane Austen
I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.
books  reading  library  # 218
Oscar Wilde
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
books  reading  morality  # 238
William Styron
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
books  reading  # 261
Charles William Eliot
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
books  friends  reading  teachers  # 263